Egypt Legalizes 127 Churches in Sweeping Approval

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A committee set up by the Egyptian government has approved the legalization of 127 churches that were previously being run in an illegal capacity.

A law passed in 2016 hoped to speed up the process of legalization, with thousands of churches being built without a permit and operating in fear of government reprisals.

Prior to the law being passed, it was notoriously difficult to attain state approval and, therefore, congregations could find themselves at risk of prosecution.

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